Amethyst is used as a dream stone and to help insomnia. Put an amethyst under your pillow to bring about pleasant dreams, or rub a smooth stone across your forehead to offer relief from a headache.
Amethyst symbolizes piety, humility, sincerity and spiritual wisdom. Amethyst is used for problems in the blood and in breathing problems. Ancient Egyptians used the amethyst to guard against guilty and fearful feelings. It has been worn as protection from self-deception, as well as protection against negativity. Amethyst has long been used to open the spiritual and psychic centers.